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How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $956 per patient in 2012.
They performed about 62 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.
Number of
Patients
1,515
Rank: 2nd
out of 657 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
195,316
Rank: 12th
out of 657 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
128.9 This Provider
Avg 62.4
Total Paid
by Medicare
$2.4M
Rank: 16th
out of 657 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$1,583 This Provider
Avg $956

Office Visits

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Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

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Louis A. Vandermolen
Average for Hematology/Oncology Providers in California

Who Patients See Before and After This Provider

Providers often refer their patients to a small network of other providers and organizations. Here’s who patients saw the most patients within 30 days before or after this provider, from Jan. 2012 to June 2013.

Individuals

MINH NGUYEN

GREG ANGSTREICH

PETER GIULIANO

GEORGE SEMENIUK

JAY LICHMAN

Organizations

ADJ CORPORATION

HOAG MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ...

Patients saw before

Louis A. Vandermolen

Patients saw after

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 24 different services in 2012
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
DRUGS

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage r... +

Injection, darbepoetin alfa, 1 microgram (non-end-stage renal disease use) ×

Service Code: J0881
Performed in an office
154,100
times performed,
79% of his services

1st 1st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

118
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
6.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$616,400an average of $4 per time performed $462,300
an average of $3 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, denosumab (prolia, xgeva), 1 mg

Service Code: J0897
Performed in an office
10,020
times performed,
5% of his services

2nd 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

42
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
2.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3)
$310,620an average of $31 per time performed $110,220
an average of $11 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
7,062
times performed,
4% of his services

3rd 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

1,401
patients got this service, 92% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5)
$353,100an average of $50 per time performed $77,682
an average of $11 per time performed
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
6,994
times performed,
4% of his services

4th 13th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

1,397
patients got this service, 92% of his patients
5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.4)
$104,910an average of $15 per time performed $20,982
an average of $3 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 40 minutes ×

Service Code: 99215
Performed in an office
6,340
times performed,
3% of his services

5th 30th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

1,286
patients got this service, 85% of his patients
4.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.5)
$1,204,600an average of $190 per time performed $748,120
an average of $118 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Injection, fulvestrant (faslodex), 25 mg

Service Code: J9395
Performed in an office
6,040
times performed,
3% of his services

6th 76th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

37
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
8.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.4)
$1,026,800an average of $170 per time performed $416,760
an average of $69 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
1,477
times performed,
0.76% of his services

7th 14th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

556
patients got this service, 37% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$177,240an average of $120 per time performed $127,022
an average of $86 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, clotting time

Service Code: 85610
Performed in an office
553
times performed,
0.28% of his services

8th 67th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

78
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
7.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.8)
$8,295an average of $15 per time performed $3,318
an average of $6 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, filgrastim (g-csf), 480 mcg

Service Code: J1441
Performed in an office
495
times performed,
0.25% of his services

9th 102nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

52
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
9.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 7.3)
$259,875an average of $525 per time performed $164,340
an average of $332 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 25 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99232
Performed in a facility
467
times performed,
0.24% of his services

10th 28th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

80
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
5.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.9)
$56,040an average of $120 per time performed $28,020
an average of $60 per time performed
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80047
Performed in an office
457
times performed,
0.23% of his services

11th 101st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

149
patients got this service, 10% of his patients
3.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 5.2)
$29,705an average of $65 per time performed $5,484
an average of $12 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, enoxaparin sodium, 10 mg

Service Code: J1650
Performed in an office
234
times performed,
0.12% of his services

12th Alert

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in CA perform this service

14
patients got this service, 0.92% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$3,510an average of $15 per time performed $936
an average of $4 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 6... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 60 minutes ×

Service Code: 99205
Performed in an office
202
times performed,
0.1% of his services

13th 61st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

202
patients got this service, 13% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$68,276an average of $338 per time performed $34,340
an average of $170 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
183
times performed,
0.09% of his services

14th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

122
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.7)
$15,555an average of $85 per time performed $11,529
an average of $63 per time performed
CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS

Leuprolide acetate for depot suspension (lupron), 7.5 mg +

Leuprolide acetate for depot suspension (lupron), 7.5 mg ×

Service Code: J9217
Performed in an office
181
times performed,
0.09% of his services

15th 116th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

28
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
5.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.8)
$101,360an average of $560 per time performed $29,322
an average of $162 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes ... +

Subsequent hospital inpatient care, typically 35 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99233
Performed in a facility
109
times performed,
0.06% of his services

16th 27th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

54
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$21,800an average of $200 per time performed $9,374
an average of $86 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, pegfilgrastim, 6 mg

Service Code: J2505
Performed in an office
83
times performed,
0.04% of his services

17th 92nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

31
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
2.7
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.3)
$373,500an average of $4,500 per time performed $186,169
an average of $2,243 per time performed
DRUGS

Injection, vitamin b-12 cyanocobalamin, up to 1000 mcg

Service Code: J3420
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
0.04% of his services

18th 72nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

11
patients got this service, 0.73% of his patients
6.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 4.6)
$1,800an average of $25 per time performed $0
an average of $0 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 70 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99223
Performed in a facility
70
times performed,
0.04% of his services

19th 64th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

60
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$24,150an average of $345 per time performed $11,760
an average of $168 per time performed
MEDICINE

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, di... +

Injection beneath the skin or into muscle for therapy, diagnosis, or prevention ×

Service Code: 96372
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.03% of his services

20th 19th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

32
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 6.2)
$1,530an average of $30 per time performed $1,071
an average of $21 per time performed
MEDICINE

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration bene... +

Hormonal anti-neoplastic chemotherapy administration beneath the skin or into muscle ×

Service Code: 96402
Performed in an office
51
times performed,
0.03% of his services

21st 106th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

23
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.4)
$3,060an average of $60 per time performed $1,581
an average of $31 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 5 minutes ×

Service Code: 99211
Performed in an office
39
times performed,
0.02% of his services

22nd 81st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

35
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.6)
$1,950an average of $50 per time performed $702
an average of $18 per time performed
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hospital discharge day management, 30 minutes or less

Service Code: 99238
Performed in a facility
18
times performed,
0.01% of his services

23rd 168th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$2,880an average of $160 per time performed $1,098
an average of $61 per time performed
HEMIC AND LYMPHATIC SYSTEMS

Needle or trocar bone marrow biopsy

Service Code: 38221
Performed in an office
18
times performed,
0.01% of his services

24th 150th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

16
patients got this service, 1% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$6,300an average of $350 per time performed $2,664
an average of $148 per time performed

Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2013 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

Notes: This provider has a self-reported specialty of "Hematology & Oncology." In some cases the self-reported specialty may differ from the specialty listed above, which comes from Medicare. Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients.

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